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a health threat to tens of millions in beijing in northern china. ammonal hong kong is experiencing an overcrowding so severe that authorities are warning of these sets the stage for the rapid spread of infectious diseases. the government says it is taking steps to turn things around. >> 12 men shed this apartment in hong kong. when night falls, they each have a two-square decimeter cage to sleep in. there are no mattresses, just two square meters of private space. a few streets away lives the ho family. they can count themselves lucky to at least have a bed, but the four family members have to share one room. it is not easy. >> the room is too crowded. also, there is only one bed. i have to sleep with another person. i want to sleep by myself and i want to have my own bedroom. >> hong kong has 200,000 people packed into each square kilometer. living space is at an absolute premium. rich chinese speculated have sent housing prices soaring. since 2008, they have almost doubled. food prices have risen, too. one in six people here is living in poverty. hong kong's new chief executive h
.57%. the benchmark composite index stayed at the highest level since may last year. hong kong shares inched higher gaining 0.16%. earlier this week the hang seng index touched the highest point in nearly two years. china's better than expected trade data seemed to be fueling investor hopes for further economic growth. for more on what's happening in the world's second best economy earlier or shery ahn speaking with the director of research in hong kong. >> thank you for joining us. first of all do you think this pace of economic growth as well as this optimism in financial markets will continue? >> yes. we are talking about those economic data released recently in china, the pmi and export/import data were better than expected but the shanghai composite index has risen 24% from a three year low in december from last year. so anything negative news, no matter from a company or in the economic perspectives can pull back the stock market a little bit because now the shanghai composite index has a price earning ratio is trading at 13.4 times which is low but the highest in 1 1/2 years. so i guess a li
predicting an uptick in profitability. >>> plus, global uncertainty lead hong kong to set a wide growth range in its annual budget as the territory makes an effort to tackle its sky-high housing costs. >>> all right. welcome to today's "worldwide exchange." we're getting halfway through the week. kelly is traveling back from the world mobile congress in barcelona and will join us in the next couple of shows, just not today. we'll be in berlin for the super return conference. is dea-- is dealmaking back? we'll be there to find out. >>> plus, retail giants limited, target, tjix, and jcpenney set to report earnings today. we'll head out for a checkup and to find out how much of an impact hurricane sandy has made on profits. >>> it was a budget day in hong kong. we'll head out east to get all the data as the city's poised to enjoy a return to higher growth. >>> and we fly tout singapore to speak to the global head of trade at hspc who think that the face of trade is changing as more high-end products are due to be exported out of emerging markets. >>> bides all of that -- besides all of that, the
from asia. now this report from hong kong. >> standby the pope's decision to resign, catholics in manila are pressing for its well-being. with 80 million faithful, it's the largest catholic country in asia pacific region, considered the last bastion of catholicism. the church is even over matters of state. >> this is saddening. why did it and like the spin? why did it end this way? >> pope benedict, catholics had high expectations that he would've been the man to lead to the traditional and conservative catholic church into the 21st century. parts one is going to happen? he's the first head of the church and that is actually on technology, keeping in touch with people. now he will give it to someone else because he is too ill. it is shocking. >> a paypal resignation was also making headlines in south korea where 11% of the population is catholic. asia is one of the fastest- growing regions for catholicism. as much shock as there is, there's a slight hope that this could possibly be the time that a representative from asia to be elected to the papal seat. it would usher in a new
japan. south korea and hong kong decreased their imports of japanese seafood by more than 10%. but exports started showing improvements in april compared with the same month in 2011. ministry officials say they'll try and turn the situation around by attending overseas trade shows and industry conferences. >>> and japanese electronics maker pioneer has announced that it will eliminate 800 jobs. managers told labor unions that they plan to slash about 500 jobs from the regular payroll of 8,000 workers. they also intend to let some 300 non-regular workers go. in addition, the monthly pay of management-level workers will be reduced by 10% beginning in april. the company's negotiating wage cuts for other workers with the unions. the firm is expecting to post its first net loss in three years, totaling more than $42 million in this current fiscal year that ends march. earlier it had projected a profit of over $10 million. >>> and that is the latest in business. here's a check on regional markets. ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> thousands of people waiting to go home. disposal.ebris waiting for va
're hearing from people in hong kong read about what they're putting on their table. >> we are seeing some very heavy rain across eastern portions of australia. the wet weather simply a little further south between brisbane and sidney possibly could be seen some flooding with 100-200 millimeters of rain possibly a possibility. just up towards the door when, 96 millimeters of rain coming down here in 24 hours and the tropical downpours will be completing. you can see some nasty circulation here really developing that could cause problems over the next day or two and that what weather down toward sydney intensifying as. through saturday. that is one to watch shop for. 31 celsius in mel bourne. dry and sunny for new zealand with a top temperature around 18 degrees. further north, we have some nasty downpours in the north of the country and this spinning out of northern pakistan could be bringing some lively weather over the higher ground. for the air arabian peninsula, dry, warm, and sunny. >> hello again. the top stories. opposition groups in india are blaming the government for failing to p
spent in china and hong kong? >> hong kong, five years, 1995 to 2000. a lot of that was outside traveling to southeast asia. that was the time of the asian economic crisis. this time, it will be three years. at the end of 2009, i went in. president obama was making his first trip there. i was there for that in november. "the washington post" asked me to stay permanently. i stayed until january 2013. my first trip to china was 1985. i got to see china in the 1980's, the 1990's, and most recently. i have seen the development. >> you have been with "the washington post" since what year? >> a summer intern in 1978. >> what different places did you live in in the world since you first when to be a -- went to be an intern? >> 1986, i was in the philippines for four years. 1991, i went to nairobi, stayed there until 1995. then i went to hong kong. i spent a lot of time in indonesia during that time as well. in 2000, i moved to paris. i became the paris bureau chief ."r the washington p"the washint from paris, i was in iraq and afghanistan a bit. i traveled pretty much everywhere. came
? yes. we'll bring you analysis from hong kong. >>> you're watching "worldwide exchange." bringing you business news tr around the globe. >>> you're watching "worldwide exchange," these with your headlines. e you leaders are nearing a historic deal in brussels which could see the region's spending reduced for the first time. >>> chinese trade goes gang busters in january thanks in part to the lunar new year effect. >> the french government says taking a stake in peugeot is not on the agenda after earlier saying the company must not disappear. this all following a $4 billion euro write-down. >>> and the yen jumps more than 1% as the japanese p.m. says the currency has weakened too much. european stocks today are trying to firm up on the last trading day of the week. the ftse 100 similar gains for the xetra dax, cac 40 and the ibex up around .6%. >>> yields falling a little bit, 0.017 for italy. quick look at forex, and we'll watch the euro/dollar, but it's the yen that's in focus. euro/dollar up after losing 1% yesterday. the dollar/yen, though, giving smup ground. in other words, the y
, that is quite deceptive. if you apply to get into the united states from hong kong or brazil, the illegal immigrants in the u.s. may have to go into the back of the line, but you are waiting in the u.s., you are living and working in the u.s., you have everything you what hang arrived. you do not have to live in fear. the other guys are waiting in brazil and hong kong. hear, you are already in the united states. >> that is the whole point, to get rid of the shadow economy, the shadow existence, getting these folks on the path to citizenship. and if you know anybody who has been there, here illegally, even when they get a green card, their entire existence is vote to getting citizenship. green card is not their only desire. >> what about senator sessions' point about the flow of on lawful people into this country? >> the way we always have, and we have got much better. if you look at the numbers of people caught up the border now, some of the patrician in illegal immigration is due to the economy -- attrition in illegal immigration is due to the economy. you have to look at the resources
and russia the world have celebrated the first day of the chinese new year. hong kong celebrated with a late night street party. thousands of people watched the dancers mingle with colorful floats and welcome in the year of the snake. the day began with prayers for good fortune. >> these people are queuing up to get into the temple in hong kong. in vain -- bubble is a new era of tradition or they come and give thanks for the year that was and pray for blessings of the years ahead. it is the year of the snake and it is meant to be a challenging one. >> chinese people, that is why we come here, to pray for good fortune for the rest of the year. >> for work, up more money and better health and happy life. >> this is good for kids achievement at school. we are coming to have to wish for them doing great for the next year. >> millions at home and china to spend the holidays with their families. but there are members of the chinese military you won't be celebrating at all. the navy is conducting drills and the western pacific ocean. chinese authorities say this is to show they must be ready anywhe
opportunities as their male counterparts. >> new measures have been introduced in hong kong to restrict the amount of baby powder that people can take across the border. people leaving the city will be limited to two cans. offenders can be fined up to $64,000 to ensure there's an adequate supply of formula in hong kong. >> commercial fishermen in new england in the u.s. are worried a cut to quotas will drive them out of business. but regulators say it's the only way to preserve the centuries old fishing tradition. more from new hampshire. >> off the coast of new hampshire, fisherman david is regulating the sea of government regulations. the amendment of shrink has been reduced -- shrimp has been reduced and now they want to reduce the cod catch by as much as 77% as well.
are applying to get into the united states from hong kong or brazil, the illegal immigrants in the u.s. may have to go to the back of the line, but you are waiting in the u.s., working in the u.s., you have everything you want having arrived in the u.s., you do not need to live in fear. the other guys are waiting in brazil and hong kong. the line here is already one where you are in the united states. >> you are right about that, but that is the whole point, to get rid of the shadow economy, shadow existence. then get these folks on the path to citizenship. if you know anybody who has been here initially legally, you know, even when they get a green card, their entire existence is devoted to getting citizenship. a green card is not their only desire. >> what about senator sessions' point about the unlawful flow of people into the country? how do you deal with that? >> the way we always have, and we have done much better. if you look at the numbers of people who are caught at the border now, -- some of the attrition in the legal immigration is due to the economy, but a great deal of it is no
included people from hong kong, belgium, britain and france. it says the egyptian pilot is hurt. the travel coordinated says the operator of the balloon had had two accidents in the past two years. >> accident in the morning about 6:30. this company i call rubbish company and i tell the people this way. >> why is that? >> he have two fires before. >> hot air ballooning is popular with those who visit luxor. >>> people in a number of different countries have been involved in fatal hot air balloon accidents in the past. in january 2012 a balloon flying northeast of the new zealand capital got tangled in electrical wire. it crashed and burst into flames. 11 people on board died. in 2009 a leaking gas cylinder sparked a fire in southern china. four tourists decide and three others were injured. a couple of years earlier a balloon exploded immediately after taking off in the suburbs of vancouver, canada. to people died and 11 others were injured. and in 1995 strong winds forced a hot air balloon into the sea off the coast of new zealand. three of the nine people on board died. >>> italian electi
. the tourists came from britain and hong kong. recipe for political uncertainty there. and iran says it will unveil a comprehensive proposals for its nuclear program, but many are lower than -- lowering their expectations. and there is political uncertainty in italy. >> it was a worst-case scenario. stocks around the world are being slammed and the borrowing costs of italy, spain, and portugal, they are on the up. all this raises the big question once again of what the future is of the bureau's own. -- e the year rose down urozone. london, midday here in 7:00 a.m. in washington, and 2:00 p.m. in the afternoon in egypt, where a balloon ride over luxor has ended in tragedy. a fire followed by an explosion and a 300 meter plunge to the ground. 19 tourists are dead, nine of them from hong kong. it is the latest blow to a tourist industry that has been suffering ever since the uprising two years ago. >> the balloon came down in fields west of luxor, a tourist event that ended in carnage. this mobile phones should it -- footage shows rescue teams the distance. one report says those who sur
in san francisco. her combined ancestory a chinese mother from hong kong and japanese father from hawaii gave her a unique asspect much the language of threads, dreaming water and others. please, help me welcome gale sukiama. [applause] >> so that means if you have read the book you will not be buying the book? [laughter]. i'm always feel a little embarrassed because i looked back and i kept think thanksgiving book was published in 1993 who wants to hear about it now? i feel honored that we call it those in the know or good friends of mine call at this time energizer bunny. it's the book that somehow kept going all these yeersz. i will tell you up front it was a book i thought that may be they wouldn't publish. my very first book was women of the silk. i knew that i was writing about something that was a little bit different because i didn't know about the women of the silk until i wanted to write something telling their story much the second book is the test book for us writers you hear that a lot where the publishers are wondering if the author has a second book. everybody here i feel
of around 120% from their low in 2008. for more on what's happening across china and hong kong, joining us now is tran sis lune. thank you for your time. is this the start of china and hong kong tightening? >> well, it's a continuation of the policies that has been in existence for the last three years. and actually, the chinese government has done quite a lot to try to cool the property market with limited success. although property prices just rose slightly. but this is in spite of the government measures. the conclusion can only be the government measures are not tightening up. they want to put a brick actually to the property prices and increases. premier wen jiabao wanted property prices to fall 20% to 30%. obviously, he has failed and property prices are still out of reach for ordinary people in the first line and second line cities. so the government will introduce more measures. >> what kinds of measures and are they going to go beyond targeted property measures to tightening monetary policy more broadly? >> yeah, well, one thing they can do is stop the property mortgage market com
old problems? up next from hong kong, we'll have the latest analysis. >> did you just slither? also, the final week of campaigning in italy ahead of the general elections. we will be live in milan throughout the morning for a roundup of the candidates policies and pit falls. julia will join us for that. >>> and hear state from the finance ministers. we have a roundup of the g-20 meeting in moscow. >> and london fashion week is under way and international expansion seems to be the latest trend. we'll hear from top designers who are putting their foot forward on the global runway. >>> first, standard & poors says it wants more time to gauge shinzo abe's rating policies. s&p says recent policies could reflat japan's economy. but the government's books will continue to be weighed down by heavy debt. that's even if plans go ahead to raise a sales tax. there's a one in three chance of a downgrade this fiscal year. this is as the japanese prime minister shinzo abe says he will consider changing the bank's mandate. he didn't comment on current policy. all this as investors determine who wil
to hong kong to study the hong kong practice of cleaning up corruption. hong kong used to be 40, 50, 30 years ago was very corrupt. but almost overnight the system changed, cleaned up overnight and they are, they are tangible ways to do it. and ozone, let me quickly add. right now in today's china a tremendous force from the grassroots rival to push for the senior top leadership's initiative to clean up corruption. that is twitter. many, many officials got into trouble, right. today the joke is that when officials give interviews on pr and tv don't show your watches. because people watch the tv will figure out how expensive your watch may well be beyond your official salary, and investigations will be spread out over the internet going after this official. >> what can we make of the new president and vice president of china? the two top officials and, particularly, in the realm of economic policy, because it's an unusual situation. they are both ph.d.s in economics. they looked at the danjar ping's model as, you know, as the formative years of intellectual development and understand the
's a simple idea that came from hong kong police who have battled similar scams for years. >> these are the exact same bags they have in hong kong that were responsible for an 80% reduction in this crime. >> reporter: the bags are actually made in hong kong and paid for by the san francisco police department. the asian police officers association and the district attorney's office. they hope to distribute 1,000 of these bags in the coming days. reporting live in san francisco, david stevenson, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as many as 1 million people are expected to attend tomorrow's chinese new year parade in san francisco. and that could mean gridlock on city streets as paradegoers make their way to the rout. there will also be street closures. officials as always advise you to take public transportation. >>> the fda has approved the first of its kind breast cancer drug. the drug consila combines drugs. the cocktail combination remains intact until it delivers a potent cancer fighting drug to the cancer cell. there are no side effects such as hair loss, nausea or vomiting. >>
, japan and hong kong. three survivors were taken to a local hospital and it is one of the worst accidents involving tourists in egypt. >>> also new this morning, the u.s. supreme court takes up the question of dn actual sam peopling to help involve crimes. the justices will hear arguments from maryland officials who want police to be allowed to take dna samples from people who have been arrested but not convicted. twenty-eight states and the federal government already do this type of sampling. privacy advocates claim this is unconstitutional. the justices will make a final decision in the case later this year. >>> also in this morning's top stories, hundreds of concerned parents and residents in prince george's county are coming together calling for an end to violence they say is killing their children. a meeting was hosted by radio one last night calling it a state of emergency. it comes after six prince george's county school students have been murdered since the beginning of the school year. community leaders say they are ready to work with parents to create a safer environment. >>> we
. tourists were visiting from britain, france, japan, and hong kong. somehow a gas canister ignited, shooting the balloon high into the air. it reportedly exploded 1,000 feet in the air. hot air ballooning is popular with tourists in egypt. still to come, common comfort food for a cold day and it is they go to food for coughs and sniffles. this chicken noodle soup really beat the common cold? >> and it looks like the rain is on our doorstep. we are tracking this next batch of moisture heading our way. we will talk about how long it will last and how heavy it will be. a look out the doors as the clouds are building in. >> gas prices continue their painful rise. surveys will show just how far travels will go to save at the pump. 68% of drivers say they make a left turn on a busy street to save just 5 cents per gallon. 68% say they drive five minutes out of their way to save that money. it is important to know it if you drive too far you will spend more on gas then you will save. if you do pay 5 cents less per gallon you will only save about 50 cents per fill up. >> now for your forecast with a
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again? the efforts underway in hong kong to give the vessel a second chance at life. >>> changes in the pacific. coming up the temperature drop you can expect for tomorrow and when the rain clouds resurface on our five-day forecast. right? i do got this. et everything off the shelf, and to your home. good. no, not good. he's a vegetarian and he's going to be here in 20 minutes! [ mom ] don't stress. we can figure this out. ♪ [ male announcer ] get the speed to make a great first impression. call today to get u-verse high speed internet for as little as $14.95 a month for 12 months with a one-year price guarantee. this is delicious. ♪ [ male announcer ] save the day in an instant. at&t. ♪ at&t. sofa... desk... you know what? why don't you go get some frozen yogurt. i got this. you're so sweet. you got this, right? i do got this. let us get everything off the shelf, and to your home. . >>> it is shaping up to be another weekend of wild weather in parts of u.s. near detroit whiteout companies are being blamed for accidents that closed parts of two interstate highways. south ca
of the bank of japan. tokyo's nikkei rose more than 2.5% to a 53-month high. hong kong's hang seng added a quarter percent. a busy week for wall street. fed chairman ben bernanke will address lawmakers on tuesday and wednesday, and we'll get new reports on home sales, consumer confidence. on friday the dow finished up 119 points, and the nasdaq rose 30. more pain at the pump, but relief could be coming soon. according to the lundberg survey, gas prices have spiked 20 cents in the past two weeks. the average price for a gallon of regular is $3.850 but lundberg says the speed of the inadvice has slowed and prices may even start to drop. >>> a chinese company unveiled what it calls the world's fastest smartphone at the premier on sunday. a couple of oops moments though. they say it can display more than 100 themes, and that's important because ladies like flowers. he also said his theme is learning from apple how to make android software. apple is currently sueing the makers of android phones. >>> and at the box office, "identity thief" grabbed the top spot. the adu
of interaction. but a little more online sort of a hybrid of the two. >> now, in hong kong once in a while i used to have a suit made. what i found was that you really couldn't just get the proper fitting in just one visit. but that's what you do, basically. you spend an hour or so with the person? >> yeah, to a degree. >> able to get a good enough take on that person at that point? >> yeah. well, we're able to get it about 99% of the way there. and rather than -- like your hong kong tailors, they take your measurements and once they leave, then they design the pattern, our fitting specialists design the pattern and into that pattern into our auto cat system. so usually that auto cat pattern comes out pretty well. of course, like anything, anything can be improved and that's why we encourage a second meeting when we're back in the city just so we can tweak it. >> this brings up china. these are manufactured in china. right? >> correct. >> you spaend lot of time in chinese factories apparently sleeping on the floor was part of it. >> yeah. i spend quite a bit of time in asia, about 4 1/2 years, mo
? analysis from hong kong in around 15 minutes time. angelo american swung to a net loss of $1.5 billion for 2012. that's compared to a net profit of 6 billion in the previous year, but underlying earnings beat forecasts as production rose across all key divisions except platinum and diamonds. the outgoing ceo cynthia carol said she was optimistic about the company's future. >> it's a transition. and i think we've got a great future and i think the outlook for the fundamentals of this industry is very strong. >> commerzbank says it will be forced to increase provisions on toxic loans this year and it's warned that it's unlikely to pay a dividend. earlier in the month, they reported a full year profit of 6 million euros. >> shares in french luxury group ppr show the highs in paris. stephane has got more on the details for us out of paris. hi, stephane. hey, ross. for the first time since last year, dp posted its results without snag which is cultural goods in electronic retailers and that's really a sign that the transformation of the company from a retail group to a luxury group and that
, that reduced the bag scams in hong kong by about 80 percent. and we are hoping to have similar luck here so nobody else gets cheated. and very quickly, there has been a lot of press today about a search warrant that was issued and served yesterday, i am going over a cold case the kevin collins case from 84 and, the first one that was put on the milk car ton and we had good information that was developed and working with the f.b.i. we got a search warrant and the serve in alamena county allowed us to borrow two of the cadaver dogs, the dogs hit, both of them inside of the premise, and there was excavation done and bones found. and it appears that they are the bones of an animal. and the investigation goes and continues, there are more interviews to be done before we put out any picture id of a person of interest and we have strong suspicion to believe that we are on the right track as far as figuring this thing out. sadly, it may have been too late and the person of interest has been dead since 2008 but nonetheless it might get the family closure if we can figure it out. we will not quit and
. warming up though in not just japan seeing the unseasonably warm temperatures. 23 in hong kong. 31 in manila and bangkok. heading into the americas, it's quiet here. snow dashing down across central canada and the great lakes region. 10, 15 centimeters in upstate new york. heavier for you. showers heading into the mid-atlantic here and down across the gulf states as well. we'll be seeing some widespread showers and thunderstorms in there, too. nothing too much on the severe side. looking fairly dry for the most part. quite chilly towards the north and east. minus 12 in winnipeg and getting to the freezing part in new york. in fact, that's your high. towards the northwest, 11 in seattle. 7 in vancouver. not too bad here. getting up to 14 in denver. we have the low 20s in los angeles as well as houston, miami and mexico city. on into europe, now there is going to be a pretty powerful storm system affecting western and central portions for the next several days. here is the big low sitting towards the north of the british aisles. you can see how windy the system is going to be. it's g
cases. we have the latest from hong kong. >> what is significant here is that although beijing courts say that they have handed down sentences like this previously, it has never been publicized before. this report of the 10 convicts going to prison because of the illegal detention of prisoners has been in the local papers, so people are talking about it and are aware of this. it seems to be sending a clear message from the central government to local authorities accused of abusing their power that such instances will no longer be tolerated. >> in northern mali government activists say that they have captured a group that claims to be linked to al qaeda. it is expected that they will eventually trend -- stand trial. they include a nigerian and an algerian man, along with 6 volumes -- malians. the targeted rebel bases in the north eastern desert. the rapid progress of the french led force in short lasting security, which is the latest from the un, europe, and west africa, meeting in brussels. our correspondent is in the capital, explaining what the people of mali would like to see from
for this time of the year and also towards hong kong, rainshowers, high of 21. beijing, minus 3. cold spot, think it's cold where you are, ulan bator, minus three going into thursday. americas, a storm system out of southern texas. as it pushes toward the east, it's pulling in warm air from the south. cooler surface temperatures to the lower mississippi valley. off to the north, on the other hand it will be bringing up to 30 inches of snow to michigan, the glove portion of the state as it pushes off toward the east, enhanced by the lake-effect snow in some areas. temperatures on the cold side. minus one for why your high in chicago. minus 1 in winnipeg. good news going into thursday and friday, warm temperatures to the south will eventually start to push off there toward the north around seeing a little bit of a warmup. now, here into europe, take a look at this, this huge swirl on the satellite pitch. what this is doing is bringing windy conditions off to the north and also pushing all that cold, arctic air down to the south. temperatures dropping off here but also creating rather wet and
% of that, giving workers at least $290 a month. al jazeera has this report from hong kong. part b increase in minimum wage is just one of the steps the central government has announced in the hopes of putting in place and economic reform plan that should decrease the ever widening wealth gap in china. it's one of the major causes of social unrest that the government has had to deal with over the last few years. particularly, in the process of transitioning leadership, the last thing it wants to be seen to be doing is ignoring its people's concerns. they need to have a stable social atmosphere at the moment in china. one of the ways they hope to do that is by making a greater number their 1 billion people richer than they are right now. china is still dealing with a poverty problem. there are over 128 million people living on less than $1 per day. the chinese central government wants to cut that in half in the next two years. part of this economic reform is a change in the taxation system. they're looking to ask the state owned companies to give more their profit-sharing to the government s
're seeing rain showers expected here. temperatures remaining on the warm side, hong kong at 19, bangkok at 34. we're talking about a cooldown. in tokyo we got up to about 15 degrees. that's going to be dropping back into the single digits to start off the weekend. that's a look at your world weather. here's the extended forecast. >>> we're back in 30 minutes with more of the latest. i'm gene otani in tokyo. from all of us here at nhk world, thanks very much for joining us. have a great day wherever you are. \s
2009 in protest against the government in beijing. we have more from hong kong. >> of the 70 people who have been detained, 12 have been formally arrested and are likely to be charged with intentional murder. that crime, under chinese law, usually merits ascendance of 3 and 10 years in prison. last week, two people were convicted of such a crime. one of them got 10 years in jail. the other received a suspended death sentence. it was rather extreme and extraordinary. on the same day, six other people were also convicted for their role in supporting self immolation ask -- acts in tibet. the chinese government is trying to discourage this by saying that these people are breaking the law. in the same vein, the chinese authorities hope that this is legitimizing their behavior when it comes to cracking down on protesters in tibet. >> tibet has called china -- japan has called china's response to an incident in east china sea a completely unacceptable. china is accused of locking weapons systems on japanese ships in the area. beijing has denied the allegations and is denying -- and is accusing
. we have more from hong kong. >> these people are queuing up to get into the temple here. it is a new year tradition to come and burn incense to give things for the year that was and pray for blessings in the year ahead. according to the chinese charts, it is the year of the snake. >> we come here to the temple to pray for good fortune and for the whole year. >> more work, more money, more happiness, a happy life. >> for the kids achievements of school. we want them to do great this next year. >> many take off this time of year to spend time with their families but members of the chinese military will not be celebrating out all. the navy is conducting drills in the western pacific ocean. authorities say this is to show they must be ready anywhere at any time for any potential threats wanting to show the international community they have a strong resolve to meet whatever challenges may lay ahead. >> they have attended a church service in the syrian capital. he led a ceremony celebrating the greek orthodox church. it is the first time a leader of this church has visited damascus in deca
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